Brian leads our Global Financial Services Industry Solution team having joined VMware in January 2020. In this role he is accountable for the solution, and go-to-market strategy, of VMware’s offerings to Financial Services customers globally, working with the broader VMware ecosystem and partners including key global product, applications, and consulting organisations.
Formerly a Managing Director within the financial services industry, he brings considerable technology and business experience having held Global IT functional and leadership roles in Retail Banking, Capital Markets and Market Exchanges for such companies as HSBC, Barclays Bank, Morgan Stanley, and NYSE. He has led some of the largest Global IT Infrastructure Transformation programmes delivering technology innovation, cost efficiencies and valued driven business outcomes. He has also held General Manager and senior executive positions within the consulting services and systems integrator industry, leading global business lines and global programme delivery teams.
Brian has operated globally throughout his career, having lived overseas in the USA and Japan and for extensive periods leading initiatives and teams in locations as diverse as Brazil, Russia, Holland, France and India.
With this knowledge, skillset and experience, Brian brings life to client conversations and connection around not just the technology but also the specific business demands and themes, with relevancy to the broader industry challenges. Brian sees the future based around open innovation and the creation eco-systems, bringing all parties to the table to drive customer solutions and value creation.